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As the story goes I had a crazy client.Let me paint a picture, shortly after I listed three properties he owned, I received a call from a buyers agent that he was walking around the house naked as she and her clients were looking at it. That was a fun conversation and a strange one when I had to ...
03/10/2017
I owned an investment company once in my life that flipped up to 20 homes per month.Obviously, we purchased many homes in every way possible to purchase them. The MLS, wholesalers, court house steps, directly from banks. We were the guys, if you had a house you could not sell that was just really...
03/10/2017
The year was 2004 and I had just earned my real estate license. Following Mom's advice and not knowing any better ideas, I took on a few floor shifts at my local office. Actually, at this particular location, floor time had a fair chance of working out as the office was on a busy corner in a reti...
03/10/2017
A few years ago I bought a homeThe market was screaming hot and this home with $100,000 in equity sat vacant and I am sure longing to have a new owner. I saw it many times on the MLS and I dismissed it as too good to be true, especially as it sat there longer and longer.Along came a lady from Kan...
03/08/2017
As many who know me already know, I own a real estate investment company, a construction company and my real estate team. I spend most of my time in real estate, I love it and while I am still the CEO of the contracting company I am not a big fan. That said, it is tough for me to take my attentio...
03/08/2017
I purchased my first home when I was 25 years old, two years after starting my first business.I remember having no idea how the process would work. I knew nothing of the mortgage process, nothing about earnest money, down payments, I thought FHA was something to do with farming.I hired a agent an...
03/08/2017
Everything was deemed impossible, until we did it. Guglielmo Marconi was an Italian inventor who is responsible for creating the wireless radio. Without the invention of Marconi or Tesla before him, wireless anything would still remain impossible. When Marconi first mentioned the idea of a wirele...
03/07/2017
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Ever wonder what breakfast costs to make?A breakfast consisting of two eggs, 2 slices of toast, hash-browns, 8 ounces of OJ, a cup of Coffee and a Banana in today's market has a total cost of $2.29 to make at home.ImagineIf no one had invested into farm equipment, distribution networks and grocer...
03/07/2017
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Why use Facebook to market:Unlike most of the other avenues of marketing, Facebook allows you to really target your audience, this can be especially helpful when working with a limited budget. Facebook allows you to directly market to those looking for a home or a host of other demographics you c...
03/05/2017
Multiple MailingsWith each of my listings I mail postcards announcing the new listing, announcing at least two open houses, a post card when under contract and finally a post card with final closing data after it has become public. I own software that can predict those in an area likely to move, ...
03/05/2017
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